EUCLID, Ohio — An East Cleveland pursuit ended in a crash in Euclid where the driver was taken into custody Friday.
At approximately 4:00 a.m., an East Cleveland police officer attempted to stop a BMV SUV traveling at a high rate of speed on Euclid Avenue.
When police attempted to stop the vehicle, the SUV accelerated eastbound on Euclid Avenue.
The driver, identified as a 23-year-old man from Garfield Heights, reached speeds of up to 125mph, according to the police report.
The driver turned onto Green Road and traveled northbound before traveling through a strip of grass.
The vehicle came to a dead-end at the end of the parking lot and went airborne after hitting a curb. The vehicle landed on Upper Valley Drive before it went airborne again and struck a building on East 191st Street.
The driver was arrested and transported to University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center for treatment. According to the report, the driver suffered a laceration to his forearm and reported shoulder pain.
The driver was charged with failure to comply with a police order and obstructing official business, according to an East Cleveland Police Report.
No further information has been released.
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